Sports Medicine services for the Bismarck Public Schools are provided by Sanford Bismarck.
Certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs) from Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine are present at the following athletic events for the prevention of athletic injuries through the application of protective tapings, wraps and braces, and assist in the design of practices to help reduce the incidence of injury:
Home varsity, JV, sophomore, freshman, and middle school football games (will travel with varsity football to all road games, including playoffs)
Home varsity boys' soccer games
Home varsity boys' and girls' cross country meets
Home varsity volleyball matches/tournaments
Home varsity and JV boys' and girls' ice hockey games
Home varsity boys' and girls' basketball games
Home varsity wrestling duals/tournaments
Home gymnastics events
Home varsity girls' soccer games
Home varsity boys' and girls' track/field meets
Home varsity baseball games
Home varsity softball games
ATCs are also present in the athletic training rooms at Bismarck, Century and Legacy High School on a daily basis unless there is a sports conflict.
During the school year, an ATC will be present two days a week for a minimum of one hour per day at each Bismarck Middle School (Horizon, Wachter, and Simle) to follow up with or evaluate athletes who have been injured in a practice, game, or event.
During the hockey season, an ATC will be present for a minimum of two days a week for visits at the VFW Sports Center and Schaumberg Ice Arena to follow up with or evaluate athletes who have been injured in a practice, game or event for a minimum of three hours per week.
Please refer to the Sanford Sports Medicine Google Calendars below for a list of events, times, and the ATC providing coverage.
Sports and Activities: Know the Risks
Click HERE to view Sports and Activities: Know the Risks video produced by the NFHS. All Bismarck Public School's student-athletes and their parents are required to view this video prior to the start of their athletic season.
The ATC will arrive at the following times prior to the scheduled start of events for coverage:
Varsity football games - 3 hours
JV and freshman football games - 1 hour
Middle school football games - 30 minutes
Varsity boys' soccer games - 45 minutes
Varsity boys' and girls' cross country meets - 30 minutes
Varsity volleyball matches/tournaments - 1 hour
Varsity and JV boys' and girls' ice hockey games - 30 minutes
Varsity boys' and girls' basketball games - 1 hour
Varsity wrestling duals/tournaments - 30 minutes
Gymnastics events - 30 minutes
Varsity girls' soccer games - 45 minutes
Varsity boys' and girls' track/field meets - 30 minutes
Varsity baseball games - game time
Varsity softball games - game time